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Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 10:00am EDT
of that document wrote ... given that some politicians convicted of corruption keep getting re-elected after they get out of prison can we trust the electoral pros process to we had o e weed the bad apple out. >> if you get convicted, you will probably get thrown out of office. >> they make come backs though. >> even before that there is 20 20 years of corruption they are caught. >> h he says they get weeded out. i did 20 years of investigation on. he was involved in scandals going back to his first days in office. he never got indicted or convicted. now your study tallied up federal public convictions during jurisdiction. ranking the top ten new york, california and texas and ohio and dc and louisiana and is there any factor these places have in common? >> ment on >> the woun one factor that we e been able to isolate is they had mitpolitical machines that weren power for a long period of time. >> and they had little election competition in most of their careers and most of the operation of the machine. so there for there is a greater deal, greater opportunity to take risk and get away with
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 10:00pm EDT
illustrates the power of onions. they might make you cry but in some countries, they can help decide elections. more on that coming up. >> what do you think? join the conversation on twit r twitter @ajconsiderthis. >>> before the fillerin brokovich won awards, an advisor for american science and health called the claims of a cancer cluster junk science. al new report raises questions on just how much big corporate donations influence reports like ecigarettes, fracking and efforts to ban soda. for more, we are joined by andy croll. his new piece explores behind the council. andy, i want to talk about more groups in addition to the american council. but you investigated specifically the donations that the american council on science and health received. we saw some of the e-mails you obtained. here is one of them. we saw a lot of large corporations are paying the bills. coca-cola, american petroleum, proctor a& gamble, phillip morris. they claim donations do not play a role if their scientific findings. what did you find? >> we found that this organization, the american council on science and h
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 1:00am EDT
of onions. they might make you cry but in some countries, they can help decide elections. more on that coming up. >> what do you think? join the conversation on twit r twitter @ajconsiderthis. >> every morning from 6 to 10am al jazeera america brings you more us and global news than any other american news channel. find out what happened and what to expect. >> start every morning, every day, 6am to 10 eastern with al jazeera america. on inside story, we bring together unexpected voices closest to the story, invite hard-hitting debate and desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on lin
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 10:00pm EDT
the storm. sandy caused an estimated $65 billion in damage. elected officals say more work is needed to rebuild. >> those are the headlines a the 2atthis hour. consider this is next. and remember you can get the latest news on-line at ♪ >> one year after the superstorm sandy the eastern seaboard is still recovering. after billions were pledged for the recovery why are so many people still homeless and why has so little of the money basketbalbasketballbeenspent. >> president obama's tenure has seen it's share of controversy. how is his approval rating so high is he the second teflon president. >> and hard-core fans spend countless hours into the fantasticsy football league should they be able to spend money and b bye buy shares. >> we begin with superstorm sandy. 12 months after the storm batter theebattered the northeast. many are still waiting to rebuild. al jazeera reports from a stat n island neighborhood that turned out to be the deadliest place to be in new york. in 2012. one year later recovery seems unlikely if not impossible. some chose to spend the day in so
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